Major Retrospective of the International Artist Will Maclean at The Fleming Collection

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LONDON.- An important retrospective exhibition of works by the renowned Scottish artist Will Maclean is in display at The Fleming Collection, from 8 March to 4 June 2011. The show, entitled Will Maclean: A Survey Exhibition 1970-2010, includes loans from public and private collections as well as works from The Fleming Collection’s own holdings. It coincides with the publication of a new book Will Maclean: Collected Works 1970-2010 by The Fleming-Wyfold Art Foundation, the charity which runs The Fleming Collection. Maclean is internationally recognised as a foremost exponent of box construction art, using found objects which he deconstructs and reconstructs in a display of visual thinking that is compelling. He has developed a unique visual and poetic language and his metaphorical art is based on the histories and mythologies of those who live and work by the sea. His deep interest in the culture of the Scottis